Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar aka Cardi B celebrates her birthday on October 11. She was born in New York City in 1992 and she got her start on the reality show Love & Hip Hop: New York. As a rapper, she gained fame with her song “Bodak Yellow” which led to her debut album Invasion of Privacy. She has set several Billboard records and won big at award show like the Grammy’s and BET Awards.
Her roots are both Trinidadian and Dominican and she grew up in the Washington Heights and later the Bronx areas of New York and joined the Bloods. Before doing music, she was an exotic dancer. She later became an actor and starred alongside Jennifer Lopez in the movie Hustlers. She’s also be of the hosts for the Netflix show Rhythm + Flow. She has a daughter with Offset of the Migos names Kulture. She is known for her songs “I Like It,” “Press,” and “WAP” among others.